New Insurance Guidelines: Insuring Wellness

Above: IRDA’s new proposal will offer discounts to insurers following a healthy lifestyle which includes doing yoga regularly/Photo: UNI Domestic insurance companies need to promote...
The suggestions of the NCW will benefit single mothers/Photo: UNI

Child Guardianship Laws: Win-Win For Women

Above: The suggestions of the NCW will benefit single mothers/Photo: UNI A slew of recommendations made by the National Commission for Women is a welcome...
RTI protest

RTI Act: Too Brazen to Care

Above: An RTI protest in Delhi/Photo: Anil Shakya The RTI Act is dying a slow death as Public Information Officers violate it by withholding vital...
Photo Courtesy UNI

Ban on E-Cigarettes: Stubbed Out

Above: Photo Courtesy UNI The centre’s decision has become highly controversial with petitions against the ban order of E-Cigarettes reaching the courts and shares of...
The chicken we eat is often pumped with more than the permissible dose of antibiotics/Photo: Lembi Kh

Livestock Feed: Antibiotics on your plate

Above: The chicken we eat is often pumped with more than the permissible dose of antibiotics/Photo: Lembi Kh As the global demand for meat increases,...
Photo Courtesy DDIndia (English)

Raising the Kashmir Bogey

Above: Photo Courtesy DDIndia (English)  At a regional forum of parliamentarians, Pakistan once again raised its pet peeve only to get a strong rebuttal from...
Venkaiah Naidu

Disorder: The Order Of The Day

Above: Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu has had to pull up members many times for unruly behaviour, causing disruptions Though there are rules to...
A candlelight march on Human Rights Day in Patna/Photo: UNI

A Right for Every Human

Above: A candlelight march on Human Rights Day in Patna/Photo: UNI All people have rights while governments and institutions have responsibilities that correspond to these...
Princess Diya Kumari (second from right) of  the Jaipur royal family/Photo: facebook; (above) Mahendra Singh of the Mewar-Udaipur royal family. Both have claimed to be descendants of Lord Ram

The Royal Challenge

Above: Princess Diya Kumari (second from right) of  the Jaipur royal family/Photo: facebook; (above) Mahendra Singh of the Mewar-Udaipur royal family. Both have claimed...
A sadhu smoking cannabis/Photo: UNI

Cannabis: Pot Luck

Above: A sadhu smoking cannabis/Photo: UNI In response to a PIL challenging the prohibition and criminalisation of the use of cannabis in India, the Delhi...

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